The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader and Ellenabad MLA, Abhay Singh Chautala, On Tuesday, it said that if the farmers’ organizations demand his resignation as MLA in support of their opposition to the Agricultural Laws made by the Central Government, then they will not hesitate to resign from the Haryana Legislative Assembly.
Addressing the protesters, he said that INLD would support the farmers’ demonstrations in Haryana as well as across the country. Attacking the BJP, he said that the government should give up its obstinate attitude and accept the demands of the farmers.
The Ellenabad MLA said that he would go to the Singhu border with party workers on a tractor on January 7 and sit on a dharna in support of the farmers’ demands. Chautala further instructed all party workers of district Gurugram to come to the protest site every day to support the united KisanMorcha-Gurugram.
Chautala said that his party is ready to join any front of political parties supporting farmers and will give full support until the withdrawal of agricultural laws.
Abhay Singh Chautala, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader and MLA from Ellenabad, said he will start a tractor march on January 7 from Sirsa to join the protesting farmers at Tikri border.
He said, “Thousands of tractors will join the march. I have reached every corner of the state, where farmers are opposing three black laws to express my solidarity. I am a farmer first, then an MLA. Many of our volunteers have already joined the movement across the state.”
He said that his party is united with the farmers, who are the backbone of this country.
He added that the government is so cruel that it has failed to accept the demand of farmers even after the sacrifice of more than 50 farmers.
On the other hand, the United KisanMorcha has announced to take out a tractor march on the Eastern and Western Peripheral Expressways on January 7. On Tuesday, a day after the seventh round of talks with the government remained inconclusive, along with the date of the tractor march by the United KisanMorcha, it also announced to carry out the country-wide campaign for two weeks.
Earlier, there was a meeting of farmer organizations on the day at the Singhu border. During a press conference after the meeting, the farmers’ leaders announced public awareness campaigns as well as other programs from January 6 to January 20 to intensify the movement.
Meanwhile, extending his support to the protesting farmers, former BJP MLA from Samalkha Assembly constituency Bharat Singh Chhokar has left the BJP.
Making this announcement at his residence in Panipat, Chhokar accused the BJP-led central government of implementing anti-farmer laws in the country. Chhokra said, “to support the farmers’ movement, I have decided to leave the BJP and resign from the primary membership of the party.”